Data Privacy

The California Privacy Protection Agency (“CPPA”) will host its next public meeting on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 11AM PT. Members of the public may attend in person or virtually by following these instructions. CPPA Director Ashkan Soltani will provide an update on the CPPA’s hiring, budget, and rulemaking activities.  Importantly, subcommittees will provide

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

CJEU Rules Consumer Associations Can File Data Infringement Class Actions Without a Consumer Mandate

CPW’s Scott Warren Joins Faculty

In a follow up to our previous post “Privacy Continues to be Top of Mind Issue With President Biden’s State of the Union Address and Movement on FTC Nominee Today,” the Senate confirmed Alvaro Bedoya as a commissioner on the Federal Trade Commission which provides Democrats 3-2 control over the agency’s enforcement activities

Google announced it will be rolling out a “Data Safety” section for apps listed on its app marketplace, Google Play, similar to Apple’s Privacy Nutrition Labels. The Data Safety section will provide consumers with a summary of an app’s privacy and security practices, including but not limited to what user data an app “collects” or “shares”. App developers (“Developers”) must complete the Data Safety form by July 20, 2022. Notably, Google has not implemented a tracking opt-in, like Apple Tracking Transparency, in association with the Data Safety initiative. As your app’s Data Safety disclosure will serve as a de facto additional privacy notice of your organization, development and product teams should consult with the legal/privacy counsel as they populate the information. Below, we provide high-level instructions on populating the Data Safety Form (“Form”) and additional Google privacy requirements. If you are interested in further information on this topic, we have detailed guidance on Google Data Safety, as well as Apple’s Privacy Nutrition Labels and App Tracking Transparency requirements, including detailed instructions on how to complete the forms (with screenshots), available for a fixed fee.  
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The California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) places significant power in the hands of the California Privacy Protection Agency (“CPPA” or “Agency”) to influence the future of privacy regulation in the United States, including—perhaps most importantly—the authority to issue regulations in twenty-two specific, enumerated areas to achieve the broad objective of “further[ing] the purposes of” the

In case you missed it, below are recent posts from Consumer Privacy World covering the latest developments on data privacy, security and innovation. Please reach out to the authors if you are interested in additional information.

NOW AVAILABLE: Lexis Practical Guidance Releases CPW Team Member David Oberly’s “Mitigating Legal Risks When Using Biometric Technologies” Biometric

This week, Lexis Practical Guidance released new, timely biometric privacy compliance guidance materials—its “Mitigating Legal Risks When Using Biometric Technologies” Practice Notice and Biometric Privacy Compliance Checklist—both of which were authored by CPW’s own David Oberly.

You can view David’s “Mitigating Legal Risks When Using Biometric Technologies” Practice Note by clicking here and his

On April 26, 2022, the groundbreaking case United States ex rel. Markus v. Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. proceeded to trial in the Eastern District of California. This first-of-its-kind case—wherein a qui tam relator attempted to hold his former employer accountable using the False Claims Act for its alleged cybersecurity fraud—was certain to be a bellwether

On Thursday, April 28, CPW’s seasoned specialists Kristin BryanRafael Langer-OsunaEricka Johnson and Jesse Taylor joined forces to discuss key data breach and cybersecurity developments in 2022 and what the rest of the year will bring in this dynamic area of the law.

Key takeaways from the webinar include:

  • Best practices for